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11 Fundraising ideas from a 10-year-old philanthropist

By Tehya | Posted 18/02/20
One of The Fred Hollows Foundation's youngest supporters Tehya began fundraising when she was just 7 years old. 3 years on and she has now shared her top 11 tips for getting started with your own fundraising. Read on for her tips.

Fred's Final Years

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 10/02/20
Professor Fred Hollows was diagnosed with cancer in the late ’80s, but continued his work restoring sight. Before he died, Fred, Gabi and their closest friends wanted to ensure his work would live on setting up The Fred Hollows Foundation. Read on to discover more about Fred's final years.

11 times Fred Hollows was remembered

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 10/02/20
Fred Hollows' death on 10 February, 1992, was met with an outpouring of emotion. Here are 11 of the things said about him after his passing.

BBC series shines the light on how diabetes can lead to blindness in Bangladesh and around the world

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 07/02/20
BBC Storyworks has today launched a series, Turning the Tide, which will showcase The Fred Hollows Foundation’s work in Bangladesh to help end vision loss caused by diabetic eye disease (also known as diabetic retinopathy).

5 native Australian foods that are good for your eyes

By Latika Mani | Posted 05/02/20
Australia’s flora and fauna is diverse with 80 percent of it being unique to our country. Read on to discover five native Australian foods that are great for your eye health, nutrient-rich and distinctive in flavour, making them a must-try.

What to do with your old eyeglasses

By Matthew Perkins | Posted 28/01/20
What do you do with your old pair of glasses if they break or become out-of-date? Here’s 5 things that will give your spectacles a new lease on life and even help someone along the way, from recycling to rehoming.

10 Australian of the Year recipients who will inspire you

By Latika Mani | Posted 21/01/20
The Australian of the Year award recognises inspirational Australians each year for their incredible contribution to society. Read on to discover 10 Australian of the Year Award recipients from all walks of life who will inspire you to pursue your passion.

5 things you can do to help 'Close the Gap'

By Matthew Perkins | Posted 10/01/20
‘Close the Gap’ is a phrase you may have heard in discussions of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and equality. But do you know how you can help to Close the Gap?

Myopia (short sightedness): Causes, symptoms, and treatment

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 10/01/20
Myopia is another word for short-sightedness or near-sightedness, which is a type of uncorrected refractive error and is a common cause of vision impairment. Read on to discover more about its causes, symptoms and treatments.

New Operating Theatre for Bangladesh

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 08/01/20
This month the Fred Hollows Eye Operation Theatre will open at our partner hospital Baitush Sharaf Eye Hospital. The new theatre will mean local doctors can increase the number of cataract surgeries, restoring sight to more people.
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